Salute to Om Puri Ji, for glorious life in world of Cinema and Theatre. RIP We Miss You
Om Rajesh Puri
1950 - 2017
Early Morning heard that Sad news that Sh. Om Puri ji passed away due to heart attack. Its shocking news for all film industry, everyones stunned.
Om Rajesh Puri ji was born in 1950 at Ambala City Haryana.
Puri graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. He was also an alumnus of the 1973 class of National School of Drama where Naseeruddin Shah was a co-studentu
Om Puri Ji worked in numerous Indian films, as well as many films produced in the United Kingdom and the United States
In 1981 He won Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for Film Aakrosh.
He made his film debut in the 1976 Marathi film Ghashiram Kotwal, based on a Marathi play of the same name by Vijay Tendulkar
As a Actor he such as a victimized tribal in Aakrosh (1980) (a film in which he spoke only during flash-back sequences); Jimmy's manager in Disco Dancer (1982); a police inspector in Ardh Satya (1982), where he revolts against lifelong social, cultural and political persecution and for which he got the National Film Award for Best Actor; the leader of a cell of Sikh militants in Maachis (1996); as a tough cop again in the commercial film Gupt in 1997; and as the courageous father of a martyred soldier in Dhoop (2003)
He has worked in Hindi television serials like Kakkaji Kaheen (1988) (roughly meaning "Uncle Says") as a paan-chewing 'Kakkaji', which was a parody on politicians, and Mr. Yogi (1989) as a suave 'Sutradhaar' who enjoys pulling the protagonist's leg
In the Year 1990: Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award Given to Sh. Om Puri Ji
In the Year 1998,Om Puri ji got Brussels International Film Festival Best Actor for My Son the Fanatic
In The Year 1984, He won Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Best Actor for Ardh Satya
2009: Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Awar
2015: Lifetime Achievement Award International Film Festival of Prayag
We Miss You Om Puri Ji